Alli F Flint

BirthAug. 2, 1844
DeathSept. 1, 1940
CemeteryCentral City (Central City)
PostBuford (Central City)
Unit25th Ohio Lt Artillery, Battery unk

Private Alli F. Flint

25th Ohio Light Artillery

Flint was born on August 2, 1844. He enlisted and was mustered as a 19-year old private on February 23, 1864. Flint served about 22 months with the unit. He was mustered out on December 12, 1865 at Camp Chase, Ohio.

The regiment was organized by detachment from the 2nd Ohio Cavalry at Fort Scott, Kansas. It was officially established as the 25th Ohio Light Artillery on February 17, 1863. After a short period at Columbus, Ohio the unit was returned to Fort Steele (near Little Rock), Arkansas in March, 1863. It remained at that location for the balance of the Civil War and was assigned to garrison duty. The unit was mustered out on December 12, 1865.

Flint died on September 1, 1940 (at the age of 96 years) and is buried in the Central City Cemetery (Merrick County) in Central City, Nebraska. He was the last member of the Buford Post (#23) of the Grand Army of the Republic in Central City.

Note: Veteran bios were compiled and written by Dean Podoll.